TOMASO ALBINONI (1671-1751): Il Nascimento dell'Aurora.
Catalogue Number: 04J026
Label: Oehms Classics
Reference: OC 913
Description: This 140-minute piece is a fine example of the serenata, a series of recitatives and arias (here 24 of the former and 23 of the latter, with 3 choruses) sung by mythological characters and finishing with a dedication to an aristocratic patron. The genre was popular in the 17th century but not many were spun out to this divine length. 2 CDs. Italian-English texts. Gernot Heinrich (tenor), Krisztina Jónás (soprano), Terry Wey (countertenor), Adrineh Simonian (mezzo), Clemencic Consort; René Clemencic.